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SEN745 - Water Reclamation and Reuse

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Offering information:

2015 is the final offering of this unit

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Bas Baskaran





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour class per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar/class per week.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.


Topics to be covered in his unit include: sources of water for reclamation: storm water, grey water, industrial process water, domestic and industrial wastewater; reclaimed water quality: criteria, standards and guidelines advanced water recovery processes: physico-chemical processes (such as filtration, adsorption and oxidation), membrane technologies (micro-, nano-, ultra-filtration and reverse osmosis), disinfection and disinfection by products, biological processes (nutrient removal, membrane bio-reactors) reclaimed water storage and distribution; wastewater reuse applications – principles and cases studies: agricultural and landscape irrigation, aquaculture, industrial reuse, groundwater recharge, aquifer storage, urban and domestic reuse, reuse in decentralised systems and potable water reuse; environmental and public health associated with water reuse; risk assessment.; legal and economical aspects of water reuse sociological aspects of water reuse; case studies (Australian and international).


Examination 60%, two assignments (design projects) 40%.  To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must achieve an overall mark of at least 40% in the examination.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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